Faulty forensics, false confessions, eyewitness errors, shoddy police work, sloppy defense attorneys. All of these have lead to thousands of wrongful convictions in the U.S. But over the past two decades, 2,000 convicted prisoners have been exonerated of their crimes. On Monday, we’ll talk about errors in our justice system and life after exoneration.
- Katie Monroe, Rocky Mountain Innocence Center
- Kate MacLeod, musician
- Bill Dillon, Exonerated inmate and musician
Jammin’ for Justice – a benefit concert featuring musicians who were wrongfully convicted and eventually exonerated – will be held Sunday, June 10 at 7 p.m. at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center. Proceeds will benefit the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center.
Signs at the new City Creek Center point the way to the World Trade Center Utah. But what exactly is the WTCU? On Monday, we hear more about the non-profit and the potential for Utah companies in the global marketplace.
- Lew Cramer, World Trade Center Utah
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